Dolly Parton sets the record straight on the scam gummy ads on Facebook trends now
Dolly Parton has debunked keto and gummy ads circulating on Facebook that appear to be endorsed by her.
In a social media post from reps of the Islands in the Stream singer, more commonly known as Team Dolly, they revealed that the 77-year-old is not fronting campaigns for any keto or CBD gummy product.
The post stated: 'Dolly Parton is not affiliated with, has not endorsed and is not associated with any keto or CBD gummy product.
'She’s more the cake, cookie, and cornbread type.'
Recently there have been several ads posted to Facebook by scammers that are aimed to suggest that Dolly has endorsed various CBD gummies as a treatment for dementia.
Setting the record straight: Dolly Parton has debunked the gummy ads she has reportedly been a part of on Facebook; seen at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2022
Speaking out: Reps for the 77-year-old country star, known as Team Dolly, shared a post on social media clearing up the rumors
Her representatives have clarified that the 9 to 5 singer has done no such thing.
The fact-checking website Snopes shared an article in December and tracked down the source of the ads as scammers who were using the country music star's name.
They also found photos that resembled Fox News ads to trick people into clicking.
In the article, the company wrote: 'A simple search of Facebook showed that scammers were using Parton’s image and likeness without authorization.'
Team Dolly used the situation to their advantage, sharing that she's a cake, cookie, and cornbread lover on purpose.
The beauty has partnered with Duncan Hines baked goods on a limited-edition Dolly Parton Baking Collection.
It features Dolly Parton’s Caramel Turtle Brownie Mix, Dolly Parton’s Fabulously Fudgy Brownie Mix, and Dolly Parton’s Sweet Cornbread & Muffin Mix, among other goodies.